false killer whale

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Definition of false killer whale

: a small, black toothed whale (Pseudorca crassidens) that is widely distributed in warm, deep waters of the northern and southern hemispheres, resembles the closely related killer whale, and is typically found in large groups

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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“False killer whale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20killer%20whale. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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